Amendment to Andhra Pradesh Cinema Regulation Rules 1970


G.O.Ms.No. 219 Dt.27 -09-2013 In exercise of the powers conferred under sub- section (1 )of section 6 and section 11 of the  Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Act, 1955 (Act 4 of 1955), the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Rules, 1970 issued in G.O.Ms.NO.1273,Home (Endowments. II) Department, dt.14-08-1970 and published in Rules supplement to Part II of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette dated 27th August,

1970 and as amended from time to time.

2.  The amendment shall come into force with effect from the date of publication in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette.

In the said Rules:-

AMENDMENT

1.  In rule 2, for clause (e), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

(e)   “Electrical Inspector” means Chief Electrical Inspector or Electrical Inspector appointed by the Government under sub section (1) of section 162 of the Electricity Act, 2003 (Central Act 36 of 2003) and any person authorized or deputed by him.”

2.  In clause (a) of sub-rule (2) of Rule 9-A,-

after   the   words,   “electrical   machinery   and   cinematography apparatus along with wiring diagram”, the following words shall be inserted, namely,-

“duly certified by a licensed Electrical contractor”

3.  In  clause (d) of sub-rule (3) of Rule 9-B,

(a) for  the  words,  Indian  Electricity Act,1910  (Central  Act  9  of 1910) and rules  made there under , the following words shall be substituted, namely,

“Electricity  Act  2003  (Central  Act  36  of  2003)  and  Central Electricity Authority regulations “

(b) for the words, “code of practice for Electrical wiring fittings in Buildings of the Indian Standard Institution” the following words shall be substituted, namely,

“Bureau of Indian Standards – code of practice for Electrical Wiring Installations (IS: 732)”

4.  In clause (c) of rule11-A,-

(a) in sub-clause (i) of clause (c), the words, “if the applicant so wishes “shall be omitted;

(b) in sub clause (ii)  the words, “if the applicant so wishes”  shall be omitted

5.   In the second proviso to sub-rule (2) of rule 11-B,

for the words , “electricity and fire certificate ”   the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Electrical Certificate in Form ‘D”

6.  In clause (a) of rule12-A and in the first proviso thereto:-

for the words , “electrical  and fire certificate ”  the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Electrical Certificate”

7.   In Rule 12-B,-

a)  In clause (b) of sub-rule (1) , for the words , “electrical  and fire certificate ” the following words shall be substituted, namely,-

“Electrical Certificate”

b)  In the third proviso to  sub-rule (1), for the words , “electrical and fire  certificate  ”     the  following  words  shall  be  substituted, namely:-

“Electrical Certificate”

c)  In the fourth proviso to  sub-rule (1),for the words,  “the Electrical Inspector’s certificate” , the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Electrical Certificate”

d)  In para 1 under sub-rule (2), for the words , “electrical and fire certificate ” the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Electrical Certificate”

e)  In para (2) under sub-rule (2), after the words “rectification of those defects.”, the following words shall be added, namely,- “The  licensee  shall  rectify the  defects    by  licensed  electrical contractor and submit the compliance report.”

f)   After  sub-rule (2), the following sub-rule   shall be added as sub- rule (3)  ,namely:-

(3) “The Electrical certificate in form ’D’ deemed to be invalid, if the supply to the cinema theatre is under disconnection for more than 6 months. A fresh application shall be applied to the Electrical  Inspector  for  issue  of  fresh  Electrical  Certificate  in Form ‘D’.”

8.  In  clause (a) of sub-rule (1), of rule 14, for the words , “electrical and fire certificate ”  the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Electrical Certificate”

9.  In Rule 15 , for the words , “electrical and fire certificates ”   the following words shall be substituted, namely,-

“Electrical Certificate”

10. In Rule 16, for sub-rule (3), (4) and (5), the following shall be substituted, namely,-

“ 3 (A) The fees payable per annum in respect of Permanent Cinemas, Semi- Permanent Cinemas and Temporary Cinemas constructed with non-flammable material for grant of an Electrical certificate in form ‘D’

shall be as follows:

(a) For installation comprising of any or all Projectors including Slide Projectors (total not more than three in number), Rectifiers, Converters, Step Down Transformers, Amplifiers, Motors, Engines and Electrical Wiring Installations in the premises:  

Rs.750/-

 

(b)

 

For each projector in excess of three :

 

Rs.250/-

(c) For Air Cooling/Air Conditioning  
  (i)     Up to and including 50 KW : Rs.500/-
  (ii)    Above 50 KW up to and including Rs.1000/-
  (iii)   Above 100 KW : Rs.1000/- plus
    Rs.200/- for

every 100 KW   or part thereof

(d) For each generator  
  (i)     Up to and including 100 KVA : Rs.250/-
  (ii)    Above 100 KVA up to and including Rs.500/-
  (iii)   Above 125 KVA up to and including Rs.1000/-
(e) For each lift or Escalator : Rs.250/-
(f) For each Neon sign and other luminous Rs.250/-

(B)      The fees payable per annum in respect of Temporary Cinemas constructed with flammable material for grant of an Electrical certificate in form ‘D’ shall be as follows:-

(a) For  installation  comprising  of  any  or  all  Projectors including Slide Projectors (total not more than three in number), Rectifiers, Converters, Step Down Transformers, Amplifiers, Motors, Engines and Electrical

Wiring Installations in the premises   Rs.500/-

(b) For each projector in excess of three :   Rs.250/- (c)  For each generator

(i)      Up to and including 100 KVA :                                     Rs.250/-

(C) Miscellaneous Fee payable:-

(a) Check inspection Fee:

(i)      In respect of Permanent Cinemas, Semi- Permanent Cinemas and Temporary Cinemas constructed with non-flammable material:     Rs. 500/-

(ii)     In respect of Temporary Cinemas constructed with flammable material: Rs. 250/-

 

(b) Fees for making any additions or alterations:

(i)      In respect of Permanent Cinemas, Semi- Permanent

Cinemas and Temporary Cinemas constructed with non-flammable   material

Rs. 1000/

(ii)     In respect of Temporary Cinemas constructed with flammable material: Rs. 500/-

Note: (i) In case of Electrical Certificate in Form ‘D’ being granted for a period exceeding one year, proportionate fee shall be collected in advance.

(ii) The fees payable for renewal of Electrical Certificate in Form’D’ shall be same as for the grant of fresh Electrical Certificate.

(4) The Electrical Inspector, may conduct a check inspection to ensure   rectification   of   defects   pointed   out   during   the inspection, by the licensee and for check inspection the fees as prescribed in sub-rule (3) shall be payable, such check inspection fee shall also be payable by him in respect of check inspections made for any other reason.

Provided that the licensee  shall be  informed  in  writing about the intention of conducting such a check inspection in advance.

(5) Fees for grant of duplicate Electrical Certificate in Form ‘D’ shall be Rs. 200/- in advance.”

11. In Rule 17,-

a)  In clause (b) of sub-rule (2),the words “and fire shall be omitted.

12. In paragraph 21 of Appendix-I , the following words shall be added at the end, namely,-

13. In Appendix-III, for the paragraphs 1 to 7, the following shall be substituted, namely,-

“The  installation  work  shall  conform  to  the  provisions  of Central Electricity Authority regulations, National Building Code, National Electrical Code and other relevant standards of BIS. The work shall be carried out by a licensed electrical contractor.

1. Lighting and lighting arrangements:

Except when a cinema building is used in day time and no artificial light is required, suitable lighting (Direct or Indirect) shall be provided in such building and in the open space attached there to.

(i)       The general rules laid down in Part I /Set 14 of NEC Code shall apply. The choice of lamps, lighting fittings and /general lighting design together with power requirement shall be planned based on the recommended values of illumination given below.

RECOMMENDED VALUES OF ILLUMINATION

 

S.No

 

Place

 

Illumination in lux

 

1)

 

Foyers (or) Lobbies

 

150

 

2)

 

Auditoriums

 

50

 

3)

 

Corridors

 

70

 

4)

 

Staircase/Ramps

 

100

 

(ii)      For outdoor lighting, water tight fittings shall be used.

(iii)       In the queue sheds, bulk head fittings shall be used.

(iv)       A sufficient number of emergency lights fed from independent source or sources with the provision for automatic switching-on in case of failure of main supply shall be provided in corridors, lobbies, auditorium, and staircases, near exit doors and near fire fighting appliances.

(v)        The emergency lighting shall be provided to be put on within 1 s of the failure of the normal lighting supply.

(vi)   The horizontal luminance at floor level on the centreline of an escape route shall be not less than 10 lux. In addition, for escape routes up to 2 m wide, 50 percent of the route width shall be lit to a minimum of 5 lux.

(vii)     Emergency  lighting  luminaries  and  their  fittings  shall  be  of  non- flammable type.

(viii) Exit  signs  shall  be  illuminated  and  wired  to  an  independent  electrical circuit  on an alternative source of supply.

2.       Circuits and Wiring:

(1)      The  branch  circuits  shall,  in  general,  cater  to  the  following individual load groups:

(a)  Power installation

i.     Enclosure (Cabin) power

ii.     Ventilation and air-conditioning installation;

iii.     Lifts  and Escalators

iv.     Additional power connections.

(b) Lighting: The electrical lighting of the main building shall

have at least three separate and distinct  main  circuits as follows: (i)     For the enclosures ( cabin ) and hence through a dimmer regulator to the central lighting of the auditorium;

(ii) For one half of the auditorium, passageways, stairways, exit and parts of the building open to public; and

(iii) For the remaining half of the auditorium, passageways, stairways, exit and parts of the building open to public.

(C)Emergency supply.

(2) Whenever the supply is of three phases, the three main circuits shall be taken from three phases with individual main control on or near the main switch board which shall be located outside the cabin, in such a position as to be easily accessible to the manager and the other staff on duty.

(3) The control of the circuits in respect of the two halves of the auditorium referred to in clauses (b) and (c) of sub-paragraph (1) of paragraph (1), shall be remote and separate from each other.

(4) If single phase supply is taken for the three main circuits, the supply shall be taken from the three different phases.

(5) Supply to cinematography apparatus, plants and power sockets sub-circuits shall be controlled by suitable circuit breakers.

(i)  Branch and Main Distribution Boards shall be mounted at suitable height not higher than 2 m from the floor level. A front clearance of I m should also be provided.

(ii) Wood work shall not be used for the mounting of or construction of the frame work for switches and Distribution Boards and control gear.

(iii) Power sub-circuits shall be designed according to the load but in no case shall there be more than two 15-A outlets on each sub-circuit.

(iv) Suitable socket outlets with controls shall be provided on            the side walls near the stage for tapping supply to screen motor; stage focussing lights, audio systems and portable lights.

(v)   The plug points shall be provided at a height of about

1.5 m from the floor, in assembly buildings.

(6) An efficient double pole circuit breaker shall be provided fitted within the enclosure to control each lighting circuit

(i) The single pole switches for the individual lights and fans shall be mounted on sheet steel boards suitably earthed.

(ii) All the lighting fittings and fans shall be mounted at a height of not less than 2.25 m from floor level.

(iii) The electrical wiring and fittings provided outside the booking counters shall be inaccessible and the connected circuits shall be controlled with suitable capacity MCBs with RCCB/ELCB arrangement.

(iv) Lights and fans sub-circuit shall not have more than a total of ten points of lights, fans and 5-A socket outlets. The load of such circuit shall be restricted to 800 watts.

3.         Cables, conductors and metal casing:-

1)   All cables used shall be of ISI marked.

2)   The sizes of all the cables shall be adequate to carry the full load current and prospective fault current .All conductors shall be of copper. The conductor for final sub-circuit for fan and light wiring shall be not less than 1.5 mm2  copper. The conductors for power wiring shall be not less than 2.5 mm2 coppe

3)  Within  the  enclosure  the  insulating  material  of  all  electric  cables including those leading to illuminating lamps shall be covered with flame retardant material. The cables used in outdoor shall be of weather proof type.

4) Where the electric pressure exceeds 125 volts, all cables shall be enclosed either in screwed metal conduits adequately earthed or rigid PVC conduits or alternatively, armoured cables shall be used. All metal conduits are electrically and mechanically continuous and rigid non-metallic conduits are  adequately  protected  against  mechanical  injury,  provided  that  the above specification shall not apply to existing building except when conductors are to be replaced.

4.   Earthing:

(a) All  metal  conduits  ,  enclosures  and    other  metal  frames  shall  be properly connected to the earth , the earthing shall be carried out as follows:

(i)        Every conductor used as earthing lead shall be of high conductivity copper or equivalent G.I. and shall be protected against mechanical injury and where necessary against corrosion and its sectional area shall be at least equivalent to the largest conductor of the system to be protected.

(ii)       If more than one plate or pipe earth electrodes be employed for one earthing system,  they shall  be  effectively  and  permanently connected together.

(b) The    cinematography    equipment    and    air-conditioning/air-cooled equipment shall be provided with two district and independent earth electrodes.

(c) The  earth  wires  used  for  the  lighting  circuits  shall  be  properly connected by using proper lugs and suitable connectors in DBs.

(d) All the earth pits shall be constructed and maintained as per IS-3043- 1987.

5.      Insulation Resistance:

(a) The insulation resistance of all the wires, cables, motors and equipment of more than 15 years old shall be tested at least once in a year by the licensed electrical contractor.

6.  Resistances:

All resistances with the exception of a resistance or regulating purposes shall be placed outside the enclosure and if reasonably practicable, outside the auditorium  and  if  placed  inside  the  auditorium  such  resistances  shall  be protected by an earthed wire guard or other efficient means of preventing accidental contact.

7.  Wiring Diagram:

A single line wiring diagram drawn on the lines of the model wiring diagram in appendix VII and indicating the positions of the various control switches with references to the layout of the premises, the different main circuits and the controls  shall be got approved by the electrical inspector and exhibit in the office of the manager.”

14.       In Appendix-III,  paragraph 8 shall be omitted.

15.       In sub-clause (i) of paragraph 5 of Appendix-IV, the words, “or

Officer authorized by him” shall be omitted

16.      In sub paragraph (7) of  paragraph 1 of Appendix-V,

(a) In  clause (c) for the words , “the Regulations for the electrical equipment  of  building framed  by the  Institution  of  Electrical Engineers”  the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Relevant Indian Standards and NEC”

(b) In  clause (d) after the words, “extension cords shall be”  the following words shall be inserted, namely,

“not

(c) after clause (d) the following shall be added, namely,

(e) “The lhting circuits in the storage shed and examination room shall be effectively controlled by RCCB/ELCB”

17. In paragraph 2 and paragraph 3 of Appendix –VI, “electrical and fire certificates” the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Electrical certificate”

18. In Appendix-VIII,

(a) In paragraph 2, for the words, “ The Deputy Chief Electrical Inspectors to Government,  Hyderabad)”,  the following  words shall be substituted, namely:-

“The Electrical Inspector, Hyderabad”

(b) In sub-paragraph (6) of  paragraph 6,for the words, “ Indian Electricity Rules,1956” the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Central Electricity Authority Regulations”

(c) In paragraph 9, for the words, “ Assistant  Electrical Inspector ”

, the following words shall be substituted, namely:- “Deputy Electrical Inspector”

(d)  In paragraph 10 for  S.No.1 to 8 and 9(a) and 9(b), the following shall be substituted, namely,-

(1)      Fee for application form for cinema operators

examinations:                                                             Rs. 100/-

(2)     For cinema operators examination:                             Rs. 500/- (3)    Fee for exemption from cinema operators                    Rs. 250/-

(4)    Fee for issue of duplicate competency certificate when original is lost:     Rs. 100/-

(5)    Fee for issue of cinema operator’s license  to the successful candidates:       Rs. 250/-

(6)    Fee for issue of duplicate cinema operator’s license when original is lost:      Rs. 250/-

(7)    Fee for renewal of cinema operator’s license when the application for the renewal is received in complete shape before three months to the date of

expiry of license:                                                           Rs. 250/-

Fee for renewal of cinema operator’s license whe

the application for the renewal is not received in complete shape before three months to the date of

expiry of license: Rs. 300/

(9)    Fee for revalidation of lapsed cinema operator’s license Rs. 500/-

(i)               If the application is received in full shape

within the date of expiry of its validity :         Rs. 300

(ii)             If the application is received in full shape after one year or above from  the date of expiry of its validity

Rs. 300/- plus Rs. 200/ – forevery year or part thereof subject to the maximum of Rs. M  2000/-“

(e)  In para 1 of paragraph 11 (A),for the expression and words, “ Rs.50/- (Rupees Fifty only)”, the following expression and words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)”

(f) In para 2 of paragraph 11 (B),for the expression and words, “ Rs.60/- (Rupees Sixty only)” the following expression and words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)”

(g) In clause (i) of paragraph 12,for the expression and words, “ Rs.60/- (Rupees Sixty only)”,the following expression and words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)”

(h) In clause (ii) of paragraph 12,for the expression and words, “ Rs.10/- (Rupees Ten only)”,the following expression  and  words  shall be substituted, namely:-

“Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)”

(i) In clause (iii) of paragraph 12,for the expression and words, “ Rs.10/- (Rupees Ten only)”,the following expression  and  words  shall be substituted, namely:-

“Rs.100/- (Rupees One Hundred only)”

(j) In clause (iv) of paragraph 12,for the expression and words, “ Rs.60/- (Rupees Sixty only)”,the following expression and words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Rs.250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)

(k) In clause (v) of paragraph 12,for the expression and words, “ Rs.60/- (Rupees Sixty only)”,the following expression and words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Rs. 250/- (Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)”

(l)  In paragraph 13,for the expression and words, “ Rs.50/- and Rs.10/-”

,the following expression and words shall be substituted, namely:- “Rs. 250/-(Rupees Two Hundred and Fifty only)” and Rs.100/-”(Rupees one Hundred  only)”

(19)      In Appendix-IX :

(a) In sub- clause (ii)  of clause (a) of paragraph 1, for the words, “Electrical and Fire Certification” , the following words shall be

substituted, namely:- “Electrical Certificate in”

(d) In sub- clause (i)   of paragraph 5, for the words, “Electrical and Fire Certificate” , the following words shall be substituted, namely:-

“Electrical Certificate”

20.      In serial No.9 of Form-A-II

For the words, “Electrical and Fire Certificate”, the following words shall be substituted,    namely:-

“Electrical Certificate”

21.        In serial No.7 of Form-B, the words, “or  the officer authorized by him” , shall be omitted

22.       In Conditions of license (S.No12 of Form B):-

(a) In condition 3, the words “or by any person authorized by him” shall be omitted.

(b) In condition 5, the words, “The licensee shall appoint a person, having  the  cinema  operator  license,  issued  by  the  Chief Electrical  Inspector  to  Govt.  and”  shall  be  added  in  the beginning.

(c) The following words shall be added as condition 27-B,  namely,- “An alternative arrangement shall be provided for ventilation and air circulation, in the event of breakdown of the air conditioning plant”

(d) After condition 50, the following  shall be added namely:-

51.  “A  sufficient  number     of     emergency  lights  fed  from alternative independent source (UPS/Inverter) with the proven or automatic switching  in case of  failure of main supply shall be provided in the auditorium, gangway, passages and exits”

52. “The licensee shall appoint an authorized person holding minimum of a valid wireman permit issued by the A.P. Electrical licensing Board to look after the electrical installation”

23. In Form-D

(a)    In the heading “Electrical and Fire Certificate” the following heading shall be substituted, namely,–

“Electrical Certificate”

(b)    In para 1 and in para 2, the words “and fire extinguishing appliances” shall be omitted.

(c)   In Reverse; under the heading details of Equipment and other particulars,  Part-B, shall be omitted

24.  In Form-DV,

(a)  In the heading, for the words, “Electrical and Fire Certificate” , the following words shall be substituted, namely,-

“Electrical Certificate”

(b)  In paragraph 1, the words “ and fire extinguishing appliances” shall be omitted.

(c)  In Reverse, the words “Fire Extinguishing appliances” shall be omitted.

25.   In Form-F,

(a) In  paragraph  2,  the  words  “as  also  the  fire  extinguishing appliances” shall be omitted.

(b) In Reverse; under the heading “Details of Equipment and other particulars, the Part-B, shall be omitted.”

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In exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 6 and section 11 of the Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Act, 1955 (Act 4 of 1955), the Governor of Andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Cinemas (Regulation) Rules, 1970 issued in G.O.Ms.No.1273, Home (Endowments. II) Department, dated 14th August, 1970 and published in Rules supplement t Part-II of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette dated the 27th August, 1970 and as amended from time to time.

The amendments shall come into force with effect from  G.O.Ms.No. 177 Dated:03 -07-2013

AMENDMENT

In the said rules-

(1).   In Appendix-I after sub-para (e) of paragrapgh18, the following shall be              added namely,-

(f).   For the Existing Cinema Theatres, the following Fire and Life Safety             Measures shall be provided:

CATEGORY – I.       THEATRES LOCATED ON GROUND FLOOR IN RURA\ GRAM PANCHAYAT & MANDAL AREAS WITH LESS THAN 10 METRES HEIGHT &  SINGLE SCREEN ONLY:-

(i)   Entry or Exit gate with 04.50 Mtrs. width and 05.00 Mtrs. height clearance for the entry of Fire Vehicles.

(ii)  Removal of obstructions / Structures and fixtures, viz. Ticket Counters, Canteen, Parking Shed, Pan Booths in the available open spaces to the extent of 2/3 from front for Fire Vehicles access.

(iii)  Installation of Emergency lighting with 4 hours Battery Back-up and provision of Auto-Glow Exit Signage.

(i)     Screening of short duration film on Fire & Life Safety before the commencement of each show.

(ii)  Training of all employees and security personnel in the use of available Fire Fighting Equipments.

(iii)  Installation of Public Address System to issue warning in case of Emergency.

(iv)  Fire Fighting Installations: –

(a)  Fire Extinguishers & Fire Buckets as per IS 2190.

(b)   Manually Operated Electrical Fire Alarm System.

(c)  Down Comer with Hose Reel connected to Terrace/ Over head  tank.

(d)  Automatic Sprinkler System in the Basement if area of Basement exceeds 200 Sq. Mtrs.

(e)  Terrace / Over head tank of 5,000 Ltrs. Either RCC (or) PVC tanks. The construction of combined Fire Fighting and domestic Water Storage tank as per the provision of National Building Code of India at Figure (36) at page 47  can also be undertaken.

(f)  One Electrical Fire Pump of 450 LPM capacity at Terrace.

(g)   The Generators are allowed in the available Open Space after leaving the Minimum 4.5 Mtrs. Set back for the movement of Fire Appliances

(h)  The NOC issued by the Fire Services shall be valid for three years subject to collection of the fee of Rs.10,000/- per year i.e. total Rs.30,000/- for three years.

CATEGORY – II.     THEATRES LOCATED ON GROUND FLOOR IN URBAN AREAS (i.e. MUNICIPALITIES, DISTRICT HEAD QUARTERS AND MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS) OF LESS THAN 10 METRES HEIGHT & SINGLE SCREEN ONLY (i)    Entry or Exit gate with 04.50 Mtrs. width and 05.00 Mtrs. height clearance for the maneuverability of Fire Vehicles.

(ii)   Removal of obstructions / Structures and fixtures, viz. Ticket Counters, Canteen, Parking Shed, Pan Booths in the available open spaces to the extent of 2/3 from front for Fire Vehicles Access.

(i) Installation of Emergency lighting with 4 hours Battery Back-up and provision of Auto-Glow Exit Signage.

(ii)  Screening of short duration film on Fire & Life Safety before the commencement of each show.

(iii) Training of all employees and security personnel in the use of available Fire Fighting Equipments.

(iv)  Installation of Public Address System to issue warning in case of Emergency.

(v)               Minimum two staircases shall be provided for the balcony located in 1st Floor.

(vi)             Fire Fighting Installations: –

(a)    Fire Extinguishers & Fire Buckets as per IS 2190.

 

(b)   Manually Operated Electrical Fire Alarm System.

(c)    Down Comer with Hose Reel connected to Terrace / Over  head tank.

(d)   Automatic Sprinkler System in the Basement if area of Basement exceeds 200 Sq. Mtrs.

(e)    Terrace / Over head tank of 10,000 Ltrs. either RCC (or) PVC tanks. The construction of combined Fire Fighting and domestic Water Storage tank as per the provision of National Building Code of India at Figure (36) at page 47 shall be undertaken.  If it is not possible structurally, then overhead water tank of 5000 litres and a water tank of 10,000 litres on the ground floor, preferably near the entrance gate.

(f)    One Electrical Fire Pump of 450 LPM capacity at Terrace.

(g)   The Generators are allowed in the available Open Space after leaving the Minimum 4.5 Mtrs set back for the movement of Fire Appliances.

(h)   The NOC issued by the Fire Services shall be valid for three years subject to collection of the fee of Rs.10,000/- per year i.e. total Rs.30,000/- for three years.

CATEGORY -III.     THEATRES WITH MORE THAN ONE SCREEN AND UPTO THREE SCREENS AND LESS THAN 10 Mtrs. IN ALL AREAS:-

(i)    Entry or Exit gate with 04.50 Mtrs., width and 05.00 Mtrs., Height clearance for the entry of Fire Vehicles.

(ii)  Removal of obstructions /structures and fixtures viz., Ticket Counters, Canteen, Parking shed, Pan Boots in the available open spaces to the extent of 2/3 from front for Fire Vehicles Access.

(iii) Installation of Emergency Lighting with 4 hours Battery Back-up and provision of Auto-Glow Exit Signage with separate electrical wiring.

(i)   Installation of Public Address System to issue warning in case of emergency.

(ii)  Screening of short duration film on Fire & Life Safety before the commencement of each show.

(iii) Training of all employees and security personnel in the use of available Fire Fighting Equipments.

iv) (a)  Minimum two staircases shall be provided for the balcony located in 1st floor.

b)  The aggregate width of Staircases required shall be calculated as below:

No. of seats in the upper floor —  = Mtrs., of width of staircase/80

 (c)  The deficiency in the aggregate width of staircases, if any, shall be rectified as below.

  • By providing additional external staircase MS/RCC (or)
  • Reducing the number if seats in the upper floors.

(v)               Fire Fighting Installations :

(a)           Fire Extinguishers and Fire Buckets as per IS:2190

(b)          Hose Reel

(c)           Down Comer connected to Terrace / Over Head Tank.

(d)          Automatic Sprinkler System to be installed in basement if area of basement exceeds 200 M2

(e)           Manually Operated Electrical Fire Alarm System.

(f)           Terrace / Over Head Tank of 5000 Ltrs., per screen and  in case of basement area exceeds 200 M2, additional 5000 Litres has to be provided.

(g)          One Electrical  Fire Pump of 900 LPM

(h)          Installation of Yard Hydrant Systems with strategically placed Fire Service inlet as per minimum requirements stipulated in Clause 3.4.2 Part-4 of the National Building Code, India.-2005

(i)            The Generators are allowed in the available Open Space after leaving the Minimum 4.5 Mtrs set back for the movement of Fire Appliances.

(j)            The NOC issued by the Fire Services shall be valid for three years subject to collection of the fee of Rs.10,000/- per year i.e total Rs.30,000/- for three years.

CATEGORY – IV: THEATRES ABOVE 10.00 Mtrs AND BELOW 15.00 Mtrs                                HEIGHT:

(i)                 Entry or Exit gate with 04.50 Mtrs., width and 05.00 Mtrs., Height clearance for the entry of Fire Vehicles.

(ii)               Removal of obstructions /structures and fixtures viz., Ticket Counters, Canteen, Parking shed, Pan Booths in the available open spaces.

(iii)             Installation of Emergency Lighting with 4 hours Battery Back-up and provision of Auto-Glow Exit Signage with separate electrical wiring.

(iv)             Installation of Public Address System to issue warning in case of emergency.

(v)               Screening of short duration film on Fire & Life Safety before the commencement of each show.

(vi)             Training of all employees and security personnel in the use of available Fire Fighting Equipments.

(vii)            (a)     Minimum two staircases shall be provided for the balconies located in upper floors.

(b)               The aggregate width of Staircases required shall be calculated as below:

No. of seats in the upper floor

———————————— = Mtrs., of width of staircase

80

(c)                 The deficiency in the aggregate width of staircases, if any, shall be rectified as below.

  • By providing additional external staircase MS/RCC (or)
  • Reducing the number if seats in the upper floors.

(viii)         Fire Fighting Installations :

(a)           Fire Extinguishers and Fire Buckets as per IS:2190

(b)          Wet Riser with Hose Reel connected to Underground Static Water Storage Tank and Down Comer with Hose Reel connected to Terrace Tank.

(c)           Installation of Yard Hydrant Systems with strategically placed Fire Service inlet as per minimum requirements stipulated in Clause 3.4.2 Part-4 of the National Building Code, India -2005.

(d)          Automatic Sprinkler System shall be installed in the basement if area of basement exceeds 200 M2.

(e)           Manually Operated Electrical Fire Alarm System.

(f)           Automatic Detection and Alarm System.

(g)          Under Ground Static Water Storage Tank of 35,000 Ltrs., capacity if the stilt is exclusively used for parking and booking counter only. No Commercial activity should be undertaken and if any commercial activity commences 50,000 Ltrs. has to be provided in advance, before commencement of commercial activities.

(h)          Terrace Tank of 10,000 Ltrs., capacity.

(i)            One Electrical and One Diesel Pump  of 2280 LPM and One Electrical 180 LPM at under ground tank  level

(j)     A pump of 450 LPM at Terrace Tank Level

(a)           The Generators are allowed in the available Open Space after leaving the Minimum 4.5 Mtrs set back for the movement of Fire Appliances.

(b)          The NOC issued by the Fire Services shall be valid for three years subject to collection of the fee of Rs.10,000/- per year i.,e total Rs.30,000/- for three years.

CATEGORY – V:    THEATRES ABOVE 15 Mtrs., AND NOT EXCEEDING                       24.00 Mtrs., HEIGHT

All the fire safety measures as per the orders issued in G.O.Ms.No. 154, MA&UD(M1) Department dated:13-03-2007 and additional Fire safety measures for existing high rise buildings having deficiencies in Set Backs as prescribed by the Government vide Govt.Memo.No.4011/M1/2008 of MA&UD dated:19-05-2008 shall be provided.

 

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